The Slow Car Movement Might Take A While

Jamie Kitman takes to GQ.com contending that more powerful, modern cars have drained the fun from driving, advocating a return to slower yet more exciting rides. Possible side benefit: Job creation for British-friendly mechanics. (Photo: Ferrarispeed28 via Flickr) [GQ.com] » 8/31/10 1:00pm 8/31/10 1:00pm

XKCD Tackles Lucas Electrics

It's technically impossible to map a car's worth of Lucas wiring (the smoke canister is never in the same place twice), but that hasn't stopped XKCD from trying. With this attention to detail, it's amazing the British car industry failed. » 4/21/10 12:30pm 4/21/10 12:30pm

You Choose The Winner Of The Lucas Electrics Photoshop Contest!

We got quite a few entries for the Prince Of Darkness Advertisement Photoshop Contest last week, and now you get to decide who wins the fabulous prize. Jump away to see the finalists! » 9/12/09 12:00pm 9/12/09 12:00pm

Photoshop Up The Best Lucas Electrics Ad Remix, Win A Fabulous Prize!

We like to tell British car jokes, but the best ones tend to focus on the maker of notoriously unreliable electrical components for those cars: Lucas Electrics aka The Prince Of Darkness! » 9/06/09 1:00pm 9/06/09 1:00pm

Ah, Joe Lucas Humor

While crossing the bridge to the media center on Saturday at Laguna Seca, we ran across a fellow wearing the shirt at left, bearing the legend: "LUCAS, Prince of Darkness. 'A gentleman does not motor about after dark. - Joseph Lucas.'" When we stopped the man to compliment him, Murilee noted that there are all sorts » 8/20/07 3:45pm 8/20/07 3:45pm